What to know about new Airbnb regulations in NYC

Starting today, New York City will enforce strict regulations on short-term home rentals via platforms like Airbnb and VRBO

Sep 5, 2023

New York City officials on Tuesday are expected to start enforcing strict new regulations that limit residents’ ability to rent out homes through platforms like Airbnb, expecting to lead to the removal of thousands of listings from the platforms.

Key takeaways

  • The city claims short-term rentals have driven up rents and worsened the housing shortage;
  • Airbnb calls these rules a de facto ban, with critics suggesting the city is favoring hotels;
  • Starting Tuesday, hosts must register with the city to offer short-term rentals.

Get the full story at The New York Times

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